'''Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan''' (''Sarvepalli Radhakrrsnayya'' ; 5 September 1888 – 17 April 1975) was an Indian philosopher and statesman who was the first Vice President of India
(1952–1962) and the List of Presidents of India|second President of India
from 1962 to 1967.
[[http://pib.nic.in/feature/feyr98/fe0898/f2808981.html Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan: The Philosopher President, Press Information Bureau, Government of India]]
One of India's most distinguished twentieth-century scholars of comparative religion and philosophy,
[[http://www.museindia.com/focuscontent.asp?issid=43&id=3330 Sheldon Pollock (2011), ''Crisis in the Classics'', Social Research Vol. 78 : No.1 : Spring 2011]]
his academic appointments included the King George V Chair of Mental and Moral Science at the University of Calcutta
(1921–1932) and Spalding Professor of Eastern Religion and Ethics